Charlie Adam believes Scotland must find a way of stopping Gareth Bale if they are to overcome Wales in their crunch 2014 World Cup qualifier on Friday night – but does not expect to tangle with his old foe again. Danger man: Gareth Bale (Picture: Getty Images) The Tottenham star called Adam a ‘coward’ after being injured for a second time in July by the Stoke midfielder, then playing for Liverpool, during a friendly against Spurs in Baltimore. Bale was out for three months with ankle ligament damage after another challenge by the Scotland playmaker, then with Blackpool, back in 2011. Adam described Bale as ‘one of the best players in the world on his day’ as he ran through a list of Welshmen he believes can give Craig Levein’s side problems at the Cardiff City Stadium. The midfielder said: ‘Bale is good, quick but I don’t think they are a one-man team. They have a number of players, like we have, who can win the game on their day. ‘Aaron Ramsey is a top player, there is Ashley Williams, and Joe Allen at Liverpool. I wouldn’t just single out Gareth Bale. ‘But he is a top player and if we can stop him it will probably enhance our performance and probably our chances of winning the game.’
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